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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
QBS #15167

Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): ENGINEERING SERVICES

Award Info Published Friday August 12, 2022

RTM Engineering Consultants LLCBelleville, IL

  • Amount: $400,000
  • BEP [30% / $0]
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/31/2022 through 6/30/2026
  • Renewals: None
  • Middleton Construction Consulting of Illinois (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $0]

Farnsworth Group, Inc.Springfield, IL

  • Amount: $400,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/31/2022 through 6/30/2026
  • Renewals: None
  • Praire Engineers, P.C. (subcontractor)
    BEP [27% / $0]
  • CCS International, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [3% / $0]
  • Reliable Environmental Solutions, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [3% / $0]
  • Juneau Associates, Inc.,P.C. (subcontractor)
    VBP [5% / $0]

BSA LifeStructures, Inc.Creve Coeur, MO

  • Amount: $400,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/31/2022 through 6/30/2026
  • Renewals: None
  • David Mason Associates (subcontractor)
    BEP [16% / $0]
  • T.I.E. Consulting Engineers (subcontractor)
    BEP [7% / $0]
  • H2Ltg, LLC (subcontractor)
    BEP [7% / $0]
  • Middleton Construction Consulting, LLC (subcontractor)
    VBP [3% / $0]

Henneman Engineering, Inc.Champaign, IL

  • Amount: $400,000
  • BEP [100% / $0]
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/31/2022 through 6/30/2026
  • Renewals: None
  • Custom Engineering, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [38% / $0]
  • Tropical Environmental, Inc. (subcontractor)
    VBP [7% / $0]

Unsuccessful respondents (4)



8 total

4 successful respondents

4 unsuccessful respondents

3 BEP consultants
0 VBP consultants
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Cristina Franklin, (217) 545-6719

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Steve Todt

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Thursday, May 5, 2022
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University governing the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine hereby requests letters of interest and statement of qualifications from engineering firms interested in providing professional consulting services for various small School of Medicine projects. The selected firm(s) would be used to design small projects that would be funded from appropriations or other University funds that arise unexpectedly and have a short window for execution. The Contract period would be from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2026.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday May 20, 2022:
At the following address:
Purchasing Office
327 W. Calhoun, Room 201
Springfield, IL 62702-0000
Firms interested in providing such services should be a full-service engineering firm or team and pre-qualified with the Capital Development Board in all the engineering disciplines. As part of the submission, each proposal should include a complete description of the history, size and capabilities of your firm and a list of projects which demonstrate the level of experience. For each project, indicate a knowledgeable reference (name, address, telephone number and email) and a copy of your CDB Pre-Qualification Certificate. Faxed or electronic submittals will not be accepted.
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted until 2:00 PM CST, Friday, May 20, 2022 at the address listed above. The firm must submit three (3) hard copies of the requested materials, UNBOUND, as well as two (2) USB flash drives, labeled with your firm name, containing all the information included in the hard copy submittals. Potential firms are urged to limit the number of pages in their submission emphasizing the quality of the submission rather than quantity. (No more than ten pages.)
There are no formal RFP documents, specifications, or drawings available for this project. The information provided in this posting and the attachments are the only information that is available.
To avoid disqualification, there should be no communication regarding the scope of this project with University staff, faculty, or students other than through Cristina Franklin at (217)545-6719 or SIU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Proposals may be sent via courier to SIU School of Medicine, PO Box 19605 Purchasing Office, Attn: Cristina Franklin, QBS#15167, Springfield, IL 62794-9605 or hand-delivered at SIU School of Medicine, 327 W. Calhoun, Room 201, Purchasing, Attn: Cristina Franklin, QBS #15167 Springfield, Illinois 62794-9605. The QBS number and Bid Opening Date must be clearly marked on the outside of the shipping package.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Cristina Franklin
Southern Illinois University – School of Medicine
327 W Calhoun; Room #249
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: (217) 545-6719
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • Submitted 3 copies of their qualifications.
  • Licensed to practice as an architect, landscape architect, or engineer in the State of Illinois.
  • Pre-qualified with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board.
  • Registered and authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.
  • Utilize an AutoCAD compatible system to provide documents.
  • There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • Pre-SubmissionConferenceSign-InSheet_QBS15167.pdf (2 MB)
  • QBS15167-Notice.pdf (204 KB)
  • QBS15167-SampleContract.pdf (269 KB)
  • QBS15167-UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • QBS-15167-Addendum1-QandASheet.pdf (670 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • QBS15167-TabSheet.pdf (1 MB)